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Harris-Cuckoo Cottage

44 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
2 bathrooms
4 guests
6 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Cuckoo Cottage features both traditional and contemporary elements to create a comfortable and easy environment to make a holiday base as effortless as possible. It's underfloor heating provides an unobtrusive ambient temperature even in winter, and the large south facing ground floor windows look directly onto the Harris hills, sea and the island of Taransay. The cottage is perfectly situated to explore Harris and Lewis, with easy access for hill-walking, visiting historical sites, and walking the miles of white sand beaches which have made the area so famous. The cottage is only metres from the dunes and beach of Luskentyre, providing a constantly changing, highly photogenic experience during every season. ...Cuckoo Cottage features both traditional and contemporary elements to create a comfortable and easy environment to make a holiday base as effortless as possible. It's underfloor heating provides an unobtrusive ambient temperature even in winter, and the large south facing ground floor windows look directly onto the Harris hills, sea and the island of Taransay. The cottage is perfectly situated to explore Harris and Lewis, with easy access for hill-walking, visiting historical sites, and walking the miles of white sand beaches which have made the area so famous. The cottage is only metres from the dunes and beach of Luskentyre, providing a constantly changing, highly photogenic experience during every season. More
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About the Owner
William P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2013

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Date of stay: May 2013
Reviewed 11 December 2012

The isles themselves are utterly striking in their natural beauty, and the combination of tranquility and unreal scenery, but also numerous activities, makes this destination unforgettable. The house is ideally situated overlooking a picturebook white-sand beach and bay of numerous stunning moods. Warmly furnished and...More

Date of stay: May 2012
Thank TravanB
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Reviewed 11 December 2012

I went in May 2012 soon after it opened and it was my first time to the Hebrides. The Cuckoo Cottage was in excellent condition and had all the amenities we could ask for. Even the traditional "box bed" was very comfortable. The cottage was...More

Date of stay: May 2012
Thank TonyGoodfoot
Reviewed 8 December 2012

We went on holiday to Harris in Spring this year and stayed at this fab cottage on Luskentyre beach. We haven't stopped thinking about it since! The location is spectacular as the cottage looks down across the bay and onto the massive beach, which you...More

Date of stay: April 2012
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Kettle
Toaster
Telephone
Additional amenities & feature info
* Hand built interior features such as the box bed and staircase *Tile, slate and oak flooring *High specification insulation retaining heat in winter
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About the neighbourhood
Harris is the perfect holiday location for outdoors activities. There are wonderful routes for hill-walkers, both difficult and easy, giving spectacular views, with opportunities to see eagles, deer and historical remains. There are lots of guided walks available which can explain the intricacies of the natural and cultural heritage. Trips can be made to the remote islands of St Kilda, loch or sea fishing can be hired or sea life tours taken around the east coast bays. Cycling and surfing are increasingly popular, and surfing is now beginning to take advantage of the long Atlantic rollers which constantly break on the west coast. Simply sitting on a sand-dune or boulder listening to the sounds of the island can be the most relaxing and spiritual experience. Recently there has been an exp...
How to get there
Cuckoo Cottage sits above the world famous beach at Luskentyre. It is easily accessed by car ferry and air. By Cal Mac Ferry (0800) 066 5000 it is only 15 mins from the ferry pier at Tarbert (from Uig, Skye) and an hour from Stornoway (Ullapool ferry). Cars from North Uist will take 20 minutes from Leverburgh By Air to Stornoway, from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness (FlyBE) or Aberdeen (Eastern Airways), it is very easy to hire a car from Mackinnon Self-Drive (01851) 702984, who will deliver it to the airport and pick up after your departure. Unfortunately, despite an otherwise excellent Island bus service, Luskentyre is 2 miles from the nearest bus stop.
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